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KUA Wins 7 Statewide Public Relations Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 14, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority won seven awards at the 2017 Golden Image Awards, an annual statewide competition sponsored by the Florida Public Relations Association. The winners were announced last week at the Association’s 79th annual conference in Orlando. The competition recognizes companies and organizations that exhibit and employ comprehensive public… Read more »

KUA Prepares for Tropical Storm Emily, Activates Storm Plan

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 31, 2017 – In anticipation of a potential impact from Tropical Storm Emily later tonight, Kissimmee Utility Authority this morning activated its emergency operations plan. The utility is currently operating at Alert Level 4 and will advance to Alert Level 5 once the storm is within 12 hours of impacting its 85-square… Read more »

Kissimmee: Beware of Utility Bill Scam

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 24, 2017 – Six customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority fell victim to a multi-state scam that made its way to Central Florida over the weekend. The scam uses online blog posts and videos to instruct consumers on how to use an account from either the Federal Reserve or Bureau of Public Debt… Read more »

KUA’s Larry Mattern Re-elected Treasurer of Statewide Power Agency

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 19, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s vice president of power supply Larry Mattern was re-elected treasurer of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors and All-Requirements Project executive committee at the agency’s annual meeting held this week in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. This is his third term as treasurer. Mattern was… Read more »

KUA Lineman Honored by Red Cross for Saving Life of Child

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 13, 2017 – The American Red Cross has awarded its prestigious Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action to Kissimmee Utility Authority apprentice lineman Brendan Laflamme for his recent rescue of a child from Kissimmee’s Lake Tohopekaliga. Sherri Monroe, executive director of American Red Cross of Greater Orlando, made the presentation during Wednesday’s meeting… Read more »